As any pet owner knows, every cat is a unique, special flower - a flower with sharp claws instead of petals. Your individual cat may have his own charming, quirky or downright cantankerous personality; his name, however, may be fairly common.
If the name of this author's own cat is any measure, this map of the most popular cat names in each state is surprisingly accurate. It was compiled from the Veterinary Pet Insurance's database of 75,000 insured cats and illustrated in a tidy package by Vocativ.
Apparently, my dapper tuxedo cat isn't the only Oliver in New York.